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BC ALUMNUS MAKES THEATRE DEBUT

by | Aug 21, 2011

Bluefield College alumnus Dave Ebert will make his debut on the big stage in a drama called "The Blind Pig."

Dinner Theatre: Every Friday and Saturday, September 30 through October 8, 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: The Ramsey Auditorium, Ramsey Street, Bluefield, WV, Bluefield, WV US 24701

Cost: Children under 12: $12.00, Adults:: $30.00

Event Details:

“The Blind Pig,” written by Sara Helmadollar and directed by Thomas Lester, is the newest production from Four Pals, the people who brought you “The Passing of Pearl.”

This comical, prohibition era story is spiked with music and dance from a cast of music and theatre veterans, including Bluefield College alumnus David Ebert, Vain Colby, Skip Crane, James Dyer, Craig Frye, Jack Goins, Katie Goins, Jeffrey Greenberg, April Hargrave, Sara Helmadollar, Kelly Knowles, Mark Painter, Tina Perdue, Angie Sharp, Jim Webb, and Shawn Williams.

Adults – $30 for dinner and the show.

Children under 12 – $15 for dinner and the show.

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